Innovation Foundations Workshop

Recently I had the pleasure of taking an Innovation Foundation Workshop with facilitators from the Office of Possibilities. It was a great opportunity to learn more about how creativity and process can cultivate an environment where teams have fun solving problems. Here are 5 takeaways from my experience. 1. Make sure everyone involved in the …

Community Action House Donation Drive 2021

The Library is again collecting items for Community Action House at the display on the 1st floor through exam week. Community Action House does incredible work in our community and has recently added some exciting new initiatives such as Refresh: Hygiene and Hope – a free shower program for individuals experiencing homelessness. CAH also has an …

Meet with a Librarian Today!

The cold of winter may be upon us, but the semester is just starting to heat up. As deadlines for research papers and other assignments are fast approaching, the library is here to help get you through the final push. Consider scheduling a one-on-one consultation with a librarian who will help you explore your topic …

Hannah Kenny’s Library Internship Experience

We hope you enjoy reading about Hannah’s experience at the Library, written at the end of the Spring semester ’21. Hope College Digital Liberal Arts Website Redesigned  Under the mentorship of Tori Longfield, Assistant Librarian for the Digital Liberal Arts, student intern Hannah Kenny redesigned the Hope College Digital Liberal Arts (Hope DLA) website this …

Hannah Jones’s Library Internship Experience

We hope you enjoy reading about Hannah’s experience at the Library, written at the end of the Spring semester ’21. This spring semester, I had the opportunity to work as an intern at the Van Wylen Library as part of my Women’s and Gender Studies degree. I worked under the guidance of Tori Longfield, Hope …

Hope College Digital Commons 10-Year Birthday

Hope College Digital Commons, the college’s Van Wylen Library-supported institutional repository, celebrates its 10th birthday this March.*  Hope College Digital Commons was established to collect, preserve, and make available scholarly and creative work generated by the college’s faculty, staff, and students, and to provide access to materials held by the Joint Archives of Holland.   The …

Hope College Library Remote Services

Until further notice, the Van Wylen Library and Theil Research Center are closed to the public, including to students, faculty and staff. We are committed to supporting both students and faculty remotely as classes move online.   A large amount of our material is already online. Search Primo and limit results to “available online”. Remember that …

Library Exam Week Hours

We are offering extended hours this week for your studying pleasure! Friday, December 6 8:00 am – 6:00 pm Saturday, December 7 9:00 am – midnight Sunday, December 8 9:00 am – 2:00 am Monday, December 9 8:00 am – 2:00 am Tuesday, December 10 8:00 am – 2:00 am Wednesday, December 11 8:00 am …